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French President Francois Hollande signed the country's same-sex marriage and adoption bill into law on Saturday, almost one month after its passage in Parliament that prompted a legal challenge in the country's Constitutional Council by the conservative opposition.
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A Denver-area woman died Tuesday night after an assault rifle she was handling accidentally fired and shot her in the head.
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"The line between political beliefs and illegal action is eradicated, so that the 'radicalized' person or group is inherently deserving of liquidation." Like all advanced police states, the U.S. national security regime has begun speaking its own, degenerate language.
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Fox News has announced it's hired former Rep. Allen West as a contributor. The far-right Republican and the conservative news network are a match made in heaven: West's incendiary rhetoric against progressives and Democrats closely mirrors Fox News' own smears and attacks.
A council controlled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei will decide who can run for Iran's presidency.
One of the oddest aspects of the IRS scandal was the way the story first came to light last Friday, when Lois Lerner, head of the IRS' tax-exempt organizations division, apologized for inappropriate targeting of conservative groups.
If there is one problem that symbolizes the ongoing national healthcare emergency, it is the rampant price gouging in the healthcare industry that continues to price too many Americans out of access to care and into financial ruin.
Here is some news that the conservative critics of Venezuela's leftist government will not publicize.
Last October, senior Obama officials anonymously unveiled to the Washington Post their newly minted "disposition matrix", a complex computer system that will be used to determine how a terrorist suspect will be "disposed of": Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Sheehan, right, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee's May 16, 2013, ... (more)
During a press briefing on Tuesday, White House spokesperson Jay Carney mechanically repeated a line when asked about the Justice Department's seizure of the Associated Press' phone records, suggesting President Barack Obama supports a "balance" between freedom of the press and national security.
"If Efrain Rios Montt, and by extension the Guatemalan military, are guilty of the crime of genocide, the U.S. government and its officials are just as guilty." Last week news coverage around the world heralded the conviction of Efrain Rios Montt on the charges of genocide against the Mayan people during his 17 month tenure as Guatemala's head of ... (more)
After a pretty crappy few days, Democrats awoke to the nice surprise that Mitch McConnell would join Michele Bachmann at a press conference today, along with some tea partiers who were targeted by the IRS.
The remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings left a note written on a wall in the boat where he was hiding justifying the attack as retribution for the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, CBS reported on Thursday.
When congressional Republicans complete manipulating the Benghazi tragedy, it will be time for the virtually silent Senate Intelligence Committee to take up three major issues that have been largely ignored.
In the wake of the worst garment factory tragedy in world history, which left over 1,200 dead in Bangladesh last month, a number of Western brands have signed an agreement to improve working conditions in their subcontracted factories there.
Angelina Jolie, pictured in London on 11 April, revealed in the New York Times that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery that was completed on 27 April.